|Application deadline:||Applications can be made at any time|
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|Start date:||September 2014, September 2015|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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Why study Banking and Finance at Loughborough University?
This specialist programme provides both basic training in preparation for higher degrees by research (MPhil or PhD), and vocational training for careers in the financial services sectors of industry and government, particularly banking and central banking.
It provides training in banking, finance and research methods whilst allowing continued specialisation in either microeconomics or macroeconomics. This enables you to develop sophistication in areas of economics, banking and finance that suit you best. A very wide choice of options is available.
For further details about the course visit: lboro.ac.uk/sbe/pg
Assessment is 75% examination and 25% coursework for most modules.
Semester 1 Compulsory Modules
* Financial Economics
* Macroeconomic Analysis
* Research Methods
* Research Communication (two-semester module)
* The Financial System
Semester 2 Compulsory Modules
* Asset Management and Derivatives, or Corporate Finance
* Banking and Financial Markets
* Further Quantitative Techniques for Finance and Economics
* Research Communication (two-semester module)
Semester 2 Optional Modules (choose one)
* Applied Banking and Financial Modelling
* Asset Management and Derivatives
* Comparative Banking
* Corporate Finance
* Development Finance
* International Money
* Monetary Theory and Policy
Students satisfy the research requirement by examined participation in research seminars. Subject to special conditions, students may submit a dissertation instead.
The core subjects and options may vary from year to year. For the latest information please check our website.
Upper second class honours or joint honours degree in economics, banking or finance. Some economics content in your degree is essential. Where the honours degree system is not used, high grades and a substantial economics, banking or finance content are required. If English is not your first language, please see for our English Language requirements.
| CAE score: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|75 (Grade B)|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||92|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.
Scholarships and Bursaries worth up to 100% of fees!!
The School of Business and Economics is committed to attracting the very best applicants. We offer a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries to both UK/EU and international applicants some worth up to 100% of your fees!
Our scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of:
* Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students)
* Outstanding academic achievement scholarships
* Sports scholarships
* Hardship bursaries and other funding options
* International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships
Whilst some of our scholarships are offered automatically based on your course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.
For more details visit: lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/fees-funding
Triple accredited business school (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS)
The School of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved accreditation from all three major international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
For more information please visit our website.